Wolfgang Polt, Director Policies, Institute for Economic and Innovation Research, Joanneum Research
Wolfgang Polt worked as an Economist and Policy researcher and advisor for the OECD, various DGs of the European Commission as well as for national and regional governments, public funding bodies and advisory councils in Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Finland, Japan and other countries. He was a member of the Austrian Think-Tank for the next EU Framework Programme for RTD (Horizon Europe). Current work focusses on design and identification of Mission-oriented policies for the EU and Austria. Among others, he was involved in mayor evaluations of the Austrian research programme on Security Research (KIRAS), the evaluation of the Austrian support infrastructures for EU STI policy and the formulation of the Austrian Strategy for EU Defense Research.